Lining Out Mile 0 2021

Mile 0 Fest returns for 2021 amid a new post-Covid landscape.  The island vibe and tropical themed boutique music fest that could was doubted by many when it was first launched in 2018, and is back to prove the doubters wrong again.  This time by launching a socially-distanced, delayed-from-the-original-dates version of itself in 2021. The new dates are April 27 to May 1, 2021, and the lineup announced this morning is, quite honestly, better than many may have hoped for given the obstacles surrounding large scale musical events at this time.  Moving the dates to spring also created some hurdles

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Welcome to Galleywinter 5.0!

Finally, after many a tweets claiming, “we are working on it, it’s coming,” Galleywinter version 5.0 is here. This reincarnation has been years in the making; going back to before I joined the team in early 2017.   When our editor and chief, Brad Beheler, handed me the task of reworking the site a year ago, the only direction was “it needs to look less 2007 and more 2019.” After giving it some thought, we quickly realized we needed more than a facelift, we needed to re-imagine the entire site. Galleywinter has been around in one form or another for 20

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Going Home With the Armadillo At Last

I want to go home with the Armadillo…. As an iconic phrase as has ever been written in the annals of Texas music.  The man that supplied it was an Oklahoman turned University of Texas hippie cowboy who fell in with a rowdy bunch making noise around Austin that included Ronald Clyde Crosby, Russell Wier, Michael Murphey, Ray Hubbard, Guy Charles Clark and John Van Zandt.  These guys provided a framework and network for the burgeoning musician Gary P. Nunn to ditch his pharmacist plans and begin chasing music with the same level-headed common sense he had applied to his

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